BRUSSELS, (Press Release) -Food and beverage service and convenience packaging manufacturers in Europe are repeating their concern that some packaging sourced outside the EU may be putting consumers in danger. Paper packaging manufacturers in Asia tested by Pack2Go Europe in the past year was found to contain recycled fibres which are not allowed in packaging in direct contact with food and drinks according to EU rules. Recycled fibres can contain contaminants that present a danger to consumers.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Nov. 6, 2015 (Press Release) -
Smurfit Kappa has received a prestigious Red Dot Award 2015 for its innovative ‘Protective Wings' packaging solution designed in partnership with technology customer Acer. One of 7,451 entries to the Communication Design category of the 2015 competition, Smurfit Kappa's clever solution to ship Acer devices beat tough competition to be awarded the globally-renowned quality seal for design alongside 568 other projects.Read more
AALST, Belgium, (Press Release) -VPK Packaging Group has recently closed a significant purchase order with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Europe (MHIE). The deal includes a new corrugator and converting equipment.
The new 2.8m corrugator, with a maximum speed of 450m per min, will be able to produce B, C and O flute board, as well as any combination of double wall. The machine will be installed in the Autumn of 2016 in VPK's site in Raamsdonksveer, The Netherlands.Read more